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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
An Introduction to Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can human population ever exceed its ability to produce food? High schoolers watch a short overview of Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of Population to learn more about the subsistence level of the human population, and how...
Economic Schools of Thought
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes held different beliefs about economic systems that evolved from their predecessors, and then shaped by their countries' economic situations. A video from Crash Course Economics explains the...